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Trade Ya! The August Green Hour

Trade Ya! The August Green Hour - Tuesday August 20 6pm at Black Acre Brewing - 5632 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219They are passionate about improving our City, giving back to the community and working as a team. They believe in education that's accessible to everyone. At Trade School Indianapolis, money never changes hands, anyone can teach a class and anyone can attend a class.This month the Irvington…See More
Aug 14, 2013
Jeff Echols commented on Jeff Echols's blog post Heat, Drought and Water Conservation - The May Green Hour
"It has been pointed out to me that our post concerning tomorrow night's Green Hour contains a typographical error. The 2nd paragraph above should read: "This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue to bring the greenest…"
May 20, 2013
Jeff Echols commented on Jeff Echols's event Heat, Drought and Water Conservation - The May Green Hour
"It has been pointed out to me that our post concerning tomorrow night's Green Hour contains a typographical error. The 2nd paragraph above should read: "This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue to bring the greenest…"
May 20, 2013
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Heat, Drought and Water Conservation - The May Green Hour

Heat, Drought and Water Conservation - The May Green HourThe May Green Hour - Tuesday, May 21st - 6pm at Black Acre Brewing Co. - 5632 E Washington, Indianapolis 46219 Remember last summer when severe heat and drought led the City of Indianapolis and many neighboring cities and towns to impose water restrictions? These actions amounted to a culture shock for many of our friends and neighbors. Unfortunately though, in some parts of the country sustained drought and water restrictions have become…See More
May 20, 2013
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Heat, Drought and Water Conservation - The May Green Hour at Black Acre Brewing Co

May 21, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Heat, Drought and Water Conservation - The May Green HourThe May Green Hour - Tuesday, May 21st - 6pm at Black Acre Brewing Co. - 5632 E Washington, Indianapolis 46219 Remember last summer when severe heat and drought led the City of Indianapolis and many neighboring cities and towns to impose water restrictions? These actions amounted to a culture shock for many of our friends and neighbors. Unfortunately though, in some parts of the country sustained drought and water restrictions have become…See More
May 20, 2013
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Green Trivia Night | The March Green Hour at Black Acre Brewing Co., 5632 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219

March 26, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Tuesday, March 26th 6pm at Black Acre Brewing Co. - 5632 E Washington Street, Indianapolis 46219This month we'll take a break from our regularly scheduled programming to challenge you with Green Trivia Night. Everyone loves trivia right?!We'll start out the evening giving you 1 minute to pitch your Big Green Idea. We've got the egg timer ready! Pitch your best Local sustainability idea.Then we'll move on to the main…See More
Mar 26, 2013
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Everything Green | The February Green Hour at Black Acre Brewing Co.

February 26, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Everything Green | The February Green Hour | Tuesday, February 26, 6pm at Black Acre Brewing Company | 5632 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219Facebook EventThis month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue to bring the greenest Indianapolis has to offer by presenting Renee Sweany. Renee is the Queen of Green. She's the Co-Founder of Green Piece Indy, The Founder of Rush Hour Recycling, the Author of the…See More
Feb 7, 2013
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Seeds to Green at 315 N Ritter Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46219

January 22, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Tuesday, January 22nd, 6pm | 315 N Ritter Avenue, Indianapolis 46219We're deep in the heart of another Indiana Winter; what better time to prepare for the Harvest?!This month we'll celebrate the upcoming planting seasons by talking about seeds, swapping seeds, ordering seeds and learning about planting and cultivating seeds.The Master Gardeners of Spotts Garden Service have prepared a big pot of soup and have pooled all their collective knowledge to help you prepare as you anxiously await the…See More
Jan 15, 2013
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36 Hours Later at Lodge Design

December 18, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
We're 36 hours in and what do we have to show for it? We've had guests ranging from Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard to Author Dan Ferber. We've had Ask A Scientist Night and a panel discussion and political forum on Transit Issues in Indiana. Not a bad start. Now it's time for the 37th Green Hour ... we'll have a great…See More
Dec 3, 2012
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Local Feast - Food For Thought

Tuesday, November 20 at 6pm - Legend - 5614 E Washington Street, 46219This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue our effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' by presenting Kristin Hess and Laura Henderson. Kristin is the award-winning photographer and graphic designer that brought Food For Thought:…See More
Nov 8, 2012
Jeff Echols commented on Jeff Echols's blog post The Big Transit Event
"We're rolling out the list of Presenters: Kim Irwin, Indiana Citizens Alliance for TransitEhren Bingaman, Central Indiana Regional Transporation AuthorityTim Maloney, Hoosier Environmental CouncilScott Truex, Ball State UniversityBruce Race,…"
Oct 15, 2012
Jeff Echols commented on Jeff Echols's blog post The Big Transit Event
"We've finally nailed down a venue for The Big Transit Event. I look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, October 23rd, 6pm at 5515 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219."
Oct 11, 2012
Jeff Echols commented on Jeff Echols's blog post The Big Transit Event
"In addition to speakers from Indiana Citizens' Alliance for Transit,Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority (CIRTA) and Hoosier Environmental Council, we're inviting elected officials and candidates for Local,…"
Oct 4, 2012
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The Big Transit Event

Tuesday, October 23rd at 6pm - Location to be announced.This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue their effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' by teaming with the Hoosier Environmental Council and Indiana Citizens' Alliance for Transit to talk about Transit. Join the discussion of costs,…See More
Sep 30, 2012
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Turn the White River Green Hour

Tuesday, September 18 - 6pm at ONE 10 STUDIO - 211 S Ritter Avenue, Indianapolis 46219We're excited to be teaming with the Hoosier Environmental Council for our September Green Hour.Many of you will remember our fantastic program last November when we had the pleasure to host both Carey Hamilton, Executive Director of the Indiana Recycling Coalition and Jesse Kharbanda, Executive Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council. It…See More
Sep 14, 2012
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Aug 8, 2012

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Trade Ya! The August Green Hour

Trade Ya! The August Green Hour - Tuesday August 20 6pm at Black Acre Brewing - 5632 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219



They are passionate about improving our City, giving back to the community and working as a team. 



They believe in education that's accessible to everyone. 



At Trade School Indianapolis, money never changes hands,…

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Posted on August 14, 2013 at 12:12pm

Heat, Drought and Water Conservation - The May Green Hour

Heat, Drought and Water Conservation - The May Green Hour

The May Green Hour - Tuesday, May 21st - 6pm at Black Acre Brewing Co. - 5632 E Washington, Indianapolis 46219 



Remember last summer when severe heat and drought led the City of Indianapolis and many neighboring cities and towns to impose water restrictions? These actions amounted to a culture shock for many of our friends and neighbors. Unfortunately though, in some parts of the…

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Posted on May 20, 2013 at 7:34am — 1 Comment

Local Feast - Food For Thought

Tuesday, November 20 at 6pm - Legend - 5614 E Washington Street, 46219

This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue our effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' by presenting Kristin Hess and Laura Henderson. Kristin is the award-winning…

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Posted on November 8, 2012 at 4:40pm

The Big Transit Event

Tuesday, October 23rd at 6pm - Location to be announced.

This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue their effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' by teaming with the Hoosier Environmental Council and Indiana Citizens' Alliance for Transit to talk about Transit.



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Posted on September 30, 2012 at 6:33pm — 3 Comments

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At 1:04pm on July 17, 2012, Anthony Wurl said…

Dear Jeff, Hello! I’d like to mention two things: Purdue Energy Forum and the 4th Annual Richard G. Lugar Energy Summit on September 14th, 2012. Please visit our Homepage for more info or our AGreenerIndiana page for the Summit information.

 
 
 

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